A graduate of Wayne State University’s College of Medicine, Dr. James Boal became employed in July 2000 as Angela Hospice’s full-time hospice medical director. He currently serves as Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program at St. Mary Mercy Livonia as well. Prior to his employment at Angela Hospice, Dr. Boal worked in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit at Providence Hospital, and completed his residency at the Family Practice at Providence Hospital. He has also held positions as a research assistant at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Boal earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and is a recipient of the Dream Team Award from the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Michigan.
Dr. Terri Mack most recently worked as the Medical Director at Hospice of Michigan before joining the Angela Hospice team in 2016. Dr. Mack received her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Psychology from the University of Michigan before graduating from Wayne State University’s School of Medicine in 2003. Following graduation she interned and completed her residency at the Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Mack finished fellowships in two programs at the University of Michigan: the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, and the Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine Fellowship Program. She has her Hospice Medical Director Certification and is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Shively is a 1978 graduate of The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, with post-graduate training at the Detroit Osteopathic Hospital Corporation. He has been with Angela Hospice since 2003. Dr. Shively is board certificated in Family Practice and Geriatrics, and holds a Master in Health Science Administration. He is Medical Director at PrimeCare of Novi, and serves as an assistant clinical professor at Michigan State and Wayne State Universities. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.
Teresea Zarza is a nurse practitioner who joined the Angela Hospice team in 2011. She is board certified and holds a Bachelor’s in Nursing, and a Master’s in Adult Health and Palliative Care. In addition to providing hospice care, she also serves patients in Angela Hospice’s Palliative Care program. Past experience includes oncology work at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, and the family practice inpatient unit at Providence Hospital.
Dr. Nadia Tremonti is a 2002 graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and is double board certified in pediatrics, and hospice and palliative medicine. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University, before becoming chief resident. After her residency, Dr. Tremonti completed her fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the Detroit Medical Center. She also trained at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio and Children’s Hospital Boston. Most recently, she served as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Team at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and is currently an assistant professor of pediatrics at her alma mater. Dr. Tremonti received the Hour Detroit Top Docs Award in Hospice and Palliative Medicine three years in a row.
Dr. Colleen Hartwig is a board certified internist who joined the Angela Hospice team in 2016. Dr. Hartwig completed her medical education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing. Both her internship and internal medicine residency were completed at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills. During her postgraduate training, Dr. Hartwig served as chief internal medicine resident and hospital administrative chief resident. She holds memberships in several professional medical associations including the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the American Osteopathic Association. She is also affiliated with Botsford Hospital and HealthMatch.